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louser

Line breaks: lous¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑʊsə
 
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Definition of louser in English:

noun

informal , chiefly Irish
A mean, unpleasant, or contemptible person.
Example sentences
  • Then there was the louser who promised playing gear to a club, provided it managed to get his picture in a local newspaper presenting the kit.
  • Why am I having this problem and how can I prevent it and how can I report these lousers?
  • ‘To one of the officers from a particularly inefficient Unit who asked for arms, Mick, with a scowl on his face, his hands deep in his pockets, his right foot pawing the ground, shot back, ‘What the Hell does a lot of lousers like you want arms for?

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